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A Question of Access: Women and Food Security

Elizabeth Stites

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses Afghanistan's history of food security and how it changed after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Food security is built on three main aspects—food availability, food access, ... More


Making Groceries: Food, Neighborhood Markets, and Neighborhood Recovery in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Jeffrey Schwartz

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on how the grocery industry has managed so far in post-Katrina New Orleans. It begins with the publication on yahoo.com on August 30, 2005, of two photographs showing people ... More


The Price of Deregulation: Food Access and Living Standards

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter aims to write food access in an unregulated environment back into our understanding of mid-nineteenth-century urban living standards. Fieldwork and social geography were the approaches ... More


Growing in the City: From Community Gardening to Urban Agriculture

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter five traces the network of actors and storylines involved in creating, advocating for (or resisting), and maintaining urban agriculture in New York City. First, it describes a brief history ... More


Access to Adequate Nutritious Food: New Indicators to Track Progress and Inform Action

Anna Herforth

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

New indicators are needed for global monitoring of access to and consumption of adequate nutritious food. These indicators would fill a basic information gap necessary to understand the causes of ... More


Withdraw the Bungling Hand of Government: Free-Market Geography of Provisioning

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the geography of food access under the new free-market regime. It maps the retail food economy in relation to the city's land-use environment and broader commercial geography, ... More


Introduction

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book tells story of New York's transition from a tightly regulated public market system of provisioning in the Early ... More


Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Gergely Baics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. This book looks ... More


Dying to Dine—The Story of the Great Agricultural Barrier

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter studies the second major issue that affects mankind, namely access to food. It outlines the barriers to trade and the tenets of the trade regime, and identifies subsidies as the worst ... More


The Landscape of Municipal Food Access

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 argued that that the justification for the municipal market system was to sustain the public good of citizens' access to food. This chapter focuses on the extent to which the corresponding ... More


Is Access to Food a Public Good?: From Public Market to Free-Market System, 1790–1860

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides a new account of the political economy of the public market system of provisioning, exploring how the common good of citizens' access to food was forged out of the conflicting ... More


Constraints of Time: Public Market Schedule of Provisioning

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the problem of time by examining the temporal geography of household provisioning. It scrutinizes the seasonal, weekly, and daily schedules of food shopping, outlining how ... More


Conclusion

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes. This book documents the profound consequences that the deregulation of food markets had on the built environment of the city, and the daily lives and ... More


Eastern Market Corporation

Dan Carmody

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Dan Carmody is President of Detroit’s Eastern Market Corporation. In this interview chapter, he discusses the history of the market and why it is important to food access in the city of Detroit ... More


Catharine Market and Its Neighborhood

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the neighborhood setting, which provided the immediate economic, social, and cultural contexts of the public markets. Through a case study of Catharine Market, it documents the ... More


Can Transfer Programs Be Made More Nutrition Sensitive?

Harold Alderman

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

As is commonly presented, nutritional status reflects the interplay of food consumption, access to health and sanitation, and nutrition knowledge and care practices. Social protection programs ... More


1946

Arsenii Formakov

Emily D. Johnson (ed.)

in Gulag Letters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209310
eISBN:
9780300228199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209310.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The letters that Formakov sent home in 1946 describe his contributions to cultural work in camp and his return to indoor work assignments. In this year he worked in a needle-making workshop, where he ... More


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